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Description

Increase memory limit for local node binaries ("max-old-space-size")

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DEPRECATION NOTICE

As of Node.js v8.0 shipped August 2017, you can now use the

NODE_OPTIONS
environment variable to set the maxoldspace_size globally. (#19)
export NODE_OPTIONS=--max_old_space_size=4096

increase-memory-limit

Workaround to fix

heap out of memory
when running node binaries. It's a common issue when using TypeScript 2.1+ and webpack.

This tool will append

--max-old-space-size=4096
in all
node
calls inside your
node_modules/.bin/*
files.
FATAL ERROR: CALL_AND_RETRY_LAST Allocation failed - JavaScript heap out of memory

How to use

npm install -g increase-memory-limit

Run from the root location of your project:

increase-memory-limit

Running from NPM task

Alternatively, you can configure a npm task to run the fix.

// ...
  "scripts": {
    "fix-memory-limit": "cross-env LIMIT=2048 increase-memory-limit"
  },
  "devDependencies": {
    "increase-memory-limit": "^1.0.3",
    "cross-env": "^5.0.5"
  }
// ...
npm run fix-memory-limit

License

MIT

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